Reproduction and Gestation
Most narwhals mate in the spring and don't give birth until summer, normally the gestation period of narwhals are fourteen months. They also never give birth to more than one baby a year. Also the parents stick around for about twelve to twenty months to teach their young about hunting and other survival skills.
Narwhals are keen communicators. They use an assortment of clicks, whistles, bangs on the water, trumpeting sounds, and some others that make up nine sounds and movements in all. They also use it to disorient their prey. Lastly they use echolocation to navigate.
Habitat and migration
Narwhals are mostly found from Greenland to Canada in the high Arctic, while rarely some are found off of the coast of Norway. In all there are only about 8,000 narwhals left in the world. Out of these there are 10 major sub populations. They are the one whale that stays in the Arctic Ocean during the winter. Because of this, suffocation is the main cause of death since only 3% of the Arctic Ocean ice has air pockets.
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